Marian Kafer, age 90, of Isanti died October 12, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 7:00 P.M. Thursday, October 17th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel. A visitation will be held from 4:00 P.M. until the service Thursday at our Isanti Chapel. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Detroit Lakes.
Marian Mabel Kafer was born August 4, 1923 in Minneapolis to William (Bill) and Florence (Morton) Jarrett. She was raised in Detroit Lakes and graduated from Detroit Lakes High School. On July 21, 1944 she married Virgil Kafer. After a short time they moved to the Minneapolis area. They owned and operated “Kafer Krafts” for 25 years. In 1978 they moved to Isanti. In 2010 Marian moved to Solbakken Assisted Living in rural Isanti. Marian loved ballroom dancing, sewing, crocheting, gardening, being outdoors and doing the yard work and caring for her flowers.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil; son, Russell; sister, Joyce Gray; brother, Kenneth Jarrett. Marian is survived by 3 sons, Dan (Cindy) of Redding, CA, Gary (Crissy) of Cohutta, GA, Curtis (Jenni) of Isanti; daughter, Melanie (Daniel) Anderson of Cambridge; grandchildren, Daneal, Cory, Stacy, Natalie, Justin, Travis, Brent, Carlie, Kenny, Anna, Kalem; great-grandchildren, Emily, Madison, Marina, Megan, Michael, Logan, Peyton, Kaidyn, Rhyker, Alexis, Tanner, Brennan, Mikayla, Savannah plus 1 on the way.